Decapoda - Anomura - Munididae - Munida

Munida rufiantennulata Baba, 1969



World Distribution
Macpherson (2013: 305, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia (Kei Islands), Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Matthew & Hunter Islands, Chesterfield Islands, Fiji, Tonga, between 213 and 836 m. The present material was collected in French Polynesia (Tuamotu and Society archipelagos), between 295 and 460 m - See Komai (2012: 42, Nat. Hist. Res.) for comments on distibution of this species.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 213-836 m

New Caledonia data
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW301 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW178 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Smib 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW21 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Smib 10 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW202 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW302 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP238 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP236 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW83 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW82 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW8 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Bathus 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW943 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW817 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW807 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 21, 184: 415-423
Musorstom 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW391 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW816 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Smib 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW36 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Beryx 11 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP46 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW66 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW146 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW163 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Volsmar Nouvelle Caledonie, DW6 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Bathus 3 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW807 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Halipro 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP864 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Lithist Nouvelle Caledonie, DW13 — Crosnier A, Zoosystema 23, 4: 783-796

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Munida rufiantennulata - Macpherson (2013: 305, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - French Polynesia. TARASOC: Tuamotu Archipelago, stn DW 3396 (Makatea), 313-350 m, 1 ovigerous female 6.3 mm (MNHNIU-2010-6192). – Society Archipelago, stn CP 3464 (Moorea), 460 m, 1 ovigerous female 5.5 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6194). – stn DW 3454 (Raiatea), 295-310 m, 1 male 7.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6195). – stn DW 3498 (Tahiti), 347-460 m, 2 males 4.6, 6.9 mm (MNHN-IU-2010-6193).

Other data
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1447 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Bordau 1 Fidji, CP1395 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292
Karubar Indonesie, DW18 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 16, 172: 597-612
Musorstom 3 Philippines, CP144 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP51 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP36 — MacPherson E, Musorstom 12, 161: 421-569
Bordau 2 Tonga, CH1621 — MacPherson E, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos 23, 191: 231-292

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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